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Puzzles Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #1 of 12 Coffee & Tea in Schenectady
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Description: Puzzles Bakery & Cafe offers a variety of freshly baked goods, artisan sandwiches, hearty soups, signature salads, and refreshing beverages available for purchase for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In addition to serving delicious food, the bakery-cafe provides adults with developmental disabilities with opportunities for personal growth, as well as a source of income, social interaction, and a sense of purpose. In conjunction with local nonprofit, The Autism Initiative, we also offer enriching programs to the community, which include activities such as support group meetings, music events, art programs, adaptive yoga, therapy sessions, and family movie nights.
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Description: Puzzles Bakery & Cafe offers a variety of freshly baked goods, artisan sandwiches, hearty soups, signature salads, and refreshing beverages available for purchase for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In addition to serving delicious food, the bakery-cafe provides adults with developmental disabilities with opportunities for personal growth, as well as a source of income, social interaction, and a sense of purpose. In conjunction with local nonprofit, The Autism Initiative, we also offer enriching programs to the community, which include activities such as support group meetings, music events, art programs, adaptive yoga, therapy sessions, and family movie nights.
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were unsure upon arrival as the place was deserted. This we believe was due to it being a Saturday in the summer. I had the portobello melt which was fabulous...tons of portobello mushrooms. This was delivered hot and to the table. Everyone else in party ordered some type of eggs on a bagel. Which were gobbled up really fast. We took a variety of freshly baked cookies to go. The cookies were reasonable, big and deliciously. We would return if ever back in the area.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

While recently visiting family in Schenectady, we came here for lunch. It is a favorite of my cousin's children when they come to visit. The menu of sandwiches and salads was diverse enough to satisfy children, adults, senior citizens, vegans and meat eaters. The decor isn't fussy, and there are great maps on the walls. Sandwiches come with a choice of chips or fruit. I didn't have dessert, but the kids did and they said it was delicious!

I would highly recommend, if eating here with children, to pair it with a walk a couple of blocks to an amazing bookstore called Open Door.

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Thank Tara_M_Aruba13
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Puzzles is a wonderful restaurant that serves delicious soups and sandwiches and even better desserts. The menu is varied and the daily sweets are to rave about. Tea and a treat makes a nice afternoon. The staff of puzzles is unique and lovely- all affected with Autism who are friendly and make sure that you have a delicious meal. I highly recommend.

Thank Heidi D
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This was the most amazing food I ate my whole trip. It was so good went back for dinner. They have soup, 3 kinds a day, panini's, cold sandwiches and a big selection of salads and of course desserts!!!!!!! You can choose 1/2 and 1/2 if you have trouble selecting and everything comes with a healthy snack!!!!! You won't be sorry!!!! Its that good.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Loved the place. Great food, great price. went on a Sunday after a Farmers Market and was surprised at how not many people were there. I definitely recommend.

Thank G J
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